work-clothing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n work-clothing clothing worn for doing manual labor
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.”
  • Henry J. Kaiser
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    “Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.”

Usage

In literature:

In their work shop they make their own clothes.
"The American Missionary, Vol. 43, No. 8, August, 1889" by Various
The fishermen are always poorly clothed, and seem to have belonged to the class which worked for its living.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 2. (of 7): Assyria" by George Rawlinson
Seldom, if ever, does the management attempt to standardize working clothes.
"The Psychology of Management" by L. M. Gilbreth
Besides the calls upon them by the hunt, they set to work with great industry repairing their saddles, clothing and moccasins.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
I was in my working-dress, my best clothes coming round by sea.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
We took off most of our clothes, an' waved our hats to set the air a-movin'; which 'twas hard enough work, 'cos we was packed so tight.
"In Clive's Command" by Herbert Strang
And when all is put together, cover it with a cloth, and let it work very near three days.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
Then, their work over, the Indians began to deck themselves out in the beads and cloths.
"The Princess Pocahontas" by Virginia Watson
He gave up his room, packed his clothes and betook himself upon a work-seeking pilgrimage among the small, interior towns.
"Burned Bridges" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
He obtained fine clothes, necessary working-garb where one pushed one's fortune among fine folk.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
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In poetry:

Because he is always working
For the poor people's good.
Kind soul, trying hard
To procure for them clothing and food
"To Mr James Scrymgeour, Dundee" by William Topaz McGonagall
“And Mary, with her growing brood,
Has work enough to do
To find the children clothes and food
With Thomas, John, and Hugh.
"Agnes" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Let working-clothes be laid aside,
And Industry in festal garb arrayed;
Let busy brain and hand from toil and trade
Relax at Christmas-tide.
"Christmas-Tide" by Hattie Howard
What art thou--friend or foe?
Stand! stand!
I can work with any tools--
Clothe myself by stripping fools--
Bend the knee whoever rules--
Traitor! stand!
"A Challenge" by Walter Richard Cassels
I want to do work like the shears!"
So the scissors set out it appears,
And very much wroth
They tried to cut cloth,
And so split themselves open, my dears.
"The Discontented Manicure Scissors" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Oh poor peasant mother—Oh working man's wife!
Your child's food and clothing, his health and his life
Should be toiled for, and cared for, as only a part
Of your duty; Oh culture his mind and his heart!
"The Mother At Home" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

I remember seeing truckloads of men in work clothes and shovels deploying in the Cooper River Park area.
According to a new survey, people are getting more casual with their work clothes.
You might think supermodels have it easy: Show up to work, look beautiful in expensive clothes and call it a day.
A Marshfield man is free on a signature bond, after he appeared in court Monday morning for allegedly making cellphone videos of girls changing clothes at a hotel where he used to work.
American Legion Auxiliary 53 of Eau Claire would like to nominate owner Mary Pomerening of Yard Work and her employees, Cathy, Sally, Karen, Cheryl, Kriss and Kathy who are called the "Ladies of the Cloth ".
Visual Art 'Freedom Cloth ' and 'Life and Death of the Moonshine Man': Two Great Works by Thornton Dial at the Frist.
Ten percent admitted to buying at least one item of clothing or accessories every week in the middle of the day, just to attend an event straight from work.
The clothes are all products of artists living on the Central Coast who don't normally get a chance to show off their work.
Most commuters wear biking attire, and either carry their work clothing with them or keep some at the office.
Some biking or walking commuters will drive to the office once a week, or on alternate days, to take appropriate work clothes in so that they can change there.
Twice is a start-up company that works like a brick and mortar clothing resale store, but is totally online.
Rihanna will put her love of fashion to work, designing clothing with UK brand River Island.
"The Emperor Wears No Clothes" is a poem I wrote after working for a while in retail at Century City and West Hollywood.
Back in my UCLA days and a little after I worked at a few department stores and expensive clothing boutiques.
Many entrepreneurs enjoy casual work environments and the accompanying casual wardrobe, but dressing down can be a challenge — especially for men who think casual dressing means wearing the most comfortable clothes possible.
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In science:

This may be a minor defect from some perspective, but I agree that it would be quite useful if “foundational” work on program testing can be wrapped in the cloths of design with a positive lens.
About Instruction Sequence Testing
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